Crimson staff writer
Erignacio Fermin Perez
After suffering tough losses at No. 6 Cornell and No. 3 Colgate this past weekend, the Harvard Crimson (5-17-2) bounced back in New York against the Union Garnet Chargers (8-18-2) with a 3-1 victory on Wednesday night. Following the victory, the Crimson posted a loss to Dartmouth on Saturday, 0-2.
After 18 seasons with the Harvard women’s golf team and ten seasons with the Harvard men’s golf, former professional golf player and head coach Kevin Rhoads will split his time in half as former assistant head coach Naree Song transitions into taking over the women’s golf team as head coach.
The Harvard men and women golf teams got ready and headed to New Jersey over the weekend of April 22nd to compete in the first Ivy League Championships for golf since 2019.
Harvard golf had a busy weekend, with the men going to Princeton, N.J. to compete in the Princeton Invitational, and the women traveling to Rockville, Md. to compete in the Hoya Invitational. The men’s team had some trouble getting into the swing of things, placing 13th out of 15 competitors at 31 over par. Meanwhile, the women came in second.
Harvard Women’s Golf opened the 2022 season with a matchup against Charleston Southern University in Charleston, S.C., on Feb. 19. This season, the Crimson got off to an early start, playing a match in February for the first time in program history. Harvard's rust showed, for it suffered a 3-2 defeat.
Harvard first-year Sophia Montgomery’s strong performance at the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association Women's Singlehanded Nationals on Nov. 6-7 rounded out a strong season for the Harvard sailing team this fall. Montgomery finished in fourth place in a field of 18 sailors who raced on the Chesapeake Bay in Annapolis, Md., placing ahead of all other freshmen who were racing.
The Harvard sailing team is back in action with its eyes set on the national championships. The team captured a trio of top-three finishes last weekend, marking one of its best weekends of the 2021 season.